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The Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Author: Naomi Liddell

It’s T-Minus 3 days until you are supposed to show your full appreciation for the women who ‘borned you’ (as my 5-year-old likes to say). And if you intended to order that personalised whatsit with the name/birthday/blood type of every child and grandchild hand etched onto it by the Etsy fairies, but you never quite got round to it… Both Click and Collect and Next Day Delivery are your friends. We’ve rounded up some of the most gorgeous (and imminently deliverable) Mothers Day Gifts on the internet to make the whole last minute gift buying process a breeze. 

Under £20

Some of us are buying for Mums, Mothers-In-Law, Step Mums and Grandmas. Some of us want to buy a little token gift for our best Mum friends. And some of us just don’t want to spend a fortune on Mother’s Day gifts. Especially when we all know she just wants a cup of tea, a chat and a cuddle with the grandkids. Whatever your reason, here are a few budget-friendly gift ideas. Any baker mum worth her salt would love these gorgeous little Next measuring cups (I personally think they look like something out of Anthro – which would NOT cost £15). However, Anthropologie does have some budget-friendly gems like The Little Book of Self Care for New Mums, the perfect gift for the best girl in your life celebrating her first Mother’s Day. The Rosie Made a Thing mugs always give me a giggle, but this one is particularly relevant. Hotel Chocolat is ALWAYS a welcome gift in my books, like this Mother’s Day Pocket or their decadent Salted Caramel Drinking Chocolate. And there’s an opportunity to allow your Mum to show off her status whilst travelling with the Wonderful Mum pouch from Katie Loxton
 


 

£20 – £50

Charlotte Tilbury is always a good idea. No matter the occasion. And one of the most undeniably versatile products is the Beach Stick Lip to Cheek Dewy Colour Pop, the shade Formentera is a particularly good all-rounder. If your Mum likes to jet off to sunnier climes or just likes to look chic out doing the gardening then this Anthropologie Floppy Hat would make a lovely gift. For a bit of luxurious self-care/skin care, maybe a Rose Quartz Massage Face Roller would be up her street. This marble and brass jewellery box is perfect if your Mum has more jewels than she knows what to do with or just loves a bit of Oliver Bonas. Although I’ve not tried it myself, I have heard fantastic things about the Coco & Eve Like a Virgin Hair Masque. If your Mum likes to look after her locks, this might be the one for her. And finally, how sweet are these beaded monogram necklaces?!
 


 

Over £50

Whether you’re in a let’s-chip-in sibling situation or Mother’s Day is just your reason to splash out on the lady who likely rocked you to sleep, wiped your bum and endured your teenage tantrums… Then let’s talk more spendy gift ideas. Chanel is always a welcome little package to open, my personal favourite is Chance. The Chari bag from Anthropologie is both chic and practical. Neom are one of my all-time favourite brands for scents, the wellbeing diffuser pod would be the perfect self-care/homeware gift for Mum. My Mum is a huge music fan. She carries Spotify around with her on her phone no matter where in the house she is. These waterproof, portable speakers would make a great gift for any music loving Mum. And for the avid reader… A Kindle. I’ve met many a person who objects to Kindles. Until they own one. Then they pretty much always fall in love with it.
 


 
So there you have it. Have you left Mother’s Day to the last minute, or are you highly organised and the gifts are in and wrapped already?

I’d love to hear what you’re gifting the favourite women in your life below!

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